Category Archives: Police

Public Safety in the post-Pulse era

By ann summers    Orlando’s horrific domestic extremist attack demonstrates that with the constant, cyclical negation of private and public rights there cannot be win-win solutions in a modern democracy that has foundationally resisted the notion of a theocratic state. An … Continue reading

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Orlando Massacre: Pulse One = Stonewall too

By ann summers The framing of that meme of “the worst act of mass shooting in US history” comes not only as an “act of terror and an act of hate” but also raises some other peripheral issues in the early … Continue reading

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Under tRump, cockroaches will have unenumerated, unimpeachable rights and envy the dead

By ann summers If we thought the End of the Republic happened when Monica Lewinsky got a TED talk, surprise -— Donald Trump could become POTUS, just as he states that Latino or Muslim judges could be unfair to him. Sonia Sotomayor will … Continue reading

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Goodbye Person of Interest, gone but forever prescient

Despite appearances, I am not that avid a Person of Interest fan, I just like the strength/flaws of Shaw/Root…a symphony.  The program was basically the problem of machine intelligence and the role of human ethics in its construction with a … Continue reading

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Lookout Wimmins iz in your can

    By ann summers Family Restrooms have been commonplace for many public institutions and darned if defending family values and traditional marriage has come under attack by well, non-traditional families, darn those sister-wives, extended families, single parents, and orphans.   There … Continue reading

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From Ronald to The Donald: “There are Two Donald Trumps” like there are (at least) Two Amerikas

By ann summers We’ve moved from figures of speech to violent acts of speech on bodily figures; the history of the GOP and its Southern Strategy is now manifest in its ur-candidate, the WWE The People’s Bro-maniac tRump. As Ben Carson of … Continue reading

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A Balkanization too far: taking back The United Counties of America

By ann summers Malheur Wildlife Refuge’s standoff even with its indicted malingerers demonstrates the abject FAIL of the Bundystani attempt to create a county-level bantustan near Burns, Oregon. However, chances are the armed farces now cruising Burns in their flag-flying pickup trucks have nothing … Continue reading

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